Masergy Communications Inc. has announced that its Software Defined Network (SDN) Platform has received the Product of the Year award from the Business Intelligence Group. The company's innovation was noted for its unique software capabilities that enable customers to reduce capital expenses and customize their networks through innovative managed services.

"Ambition, focus and execution are all characteristics of this year's winners," said Russ Fordyce, managing director of the Business Intelligence Group. "Our judges were inspired by the people behind the great performances and those who led these organizations to excel."

Masergy is a pioneer in deploying global networks for enterprises that are agile and programmable. Masergy's SDN Platform captured the top Technology category by offering customers the most modern hybrid networks that can respond to changing business and application performance requirements.

"Masergy has created a global network that can be customized for each customer's unique needs. We have been using the software design principles behind SDN for many years, enabling us to offer a modern network architecture far beyond what other communications service providers are able to do," said Tim Narramore, CTO, Masergy. "We are humbled to be the recipient of this significant industry recognition."

Masergy's SDN Platform has been the basis for many managed network innovations in the past year, including:

  • Cloud f(n) Router - A full-featured managed router that requires no on-premise equipment.
  • Virtual f(n) - VM-enabled Masergy Intelligent Bridge (MIB) enables network functions to be deployed via software on-the-fly.
  • Network Security Sensor - Offers advanced threat management capabilities that observes network traffic both inside and outside of corporate firewalls.
  • Network-as-a-Service - A turnkey solution that securely connects branch offices to private corporate networks.


This article was originally posted “Masergy's SDN Platform Receives Product Of The Year Award” from Cloud Strategy Magazine.